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Veritas: a small honor

My high school alma mater, Regina Dominican, located in Wilmette, Illinois, wrote a piece about me and my work in Haiti. Having attended an all girls’ high school certainly made a difference in how I learned to operate in the world. Thank you Regina! rdhs_veritas magazine 2014_alumnae spotlight

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Pleasant Home Foundation Housewalk in Oak Park and River Forest

An article appeared in the Oak Park and River Forest Journal before the walk and featured my clients, Sue and Pat Allen, and their thoughts about their International Style home designed by Albert Belrose in 1956. I was happy to help bring a part of this beautiful piece of architecture…

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See a River Forest Midcentury Modern home on the Pleasant Home Foundation House Walk

The River Forest Mid-century Modern home that we renovated in 2001 will be featured on the Pleasant Home Foundation House Walk on October 4th. Check it out and take the tour! http://www.pleasanthome.org/program-a-events/housetour2013

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Ann renovates and restores a 6,500 s.f. 200 year old house on College Hill, in Providence, RI

Having worked predominantly in Chicago over the past 20 years, where the oldest homes are just over 110 years old (and this is uncommon), it was a rare adventure to work on a 200 year old home with a full history of owners. The first owner was Eliza Ward, the…

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Deep Run home featured in August/September 2014 issue of Garden & Gun

What could be better than architecture providing the stage for a home for innovative chefs/restaurateurs who go “Against the Grain”? Working on the design of a home for Vivian Howard and Ben Knight was great fun because my clients used their creativity with food, wine and art and brought this…

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Ann is licensed to practice in Rhode Island

Well…we’ve experienced North Carolina. Now it was time to try something else. Moving up the coast, Ann has spent a good portion of her time in Rhode Island over the past year. So, it was time to get real and make the opportunities possible. If you are interested in a…

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TEDxIIT: Lessons from Haiti video now available

Ann is on YouTube!  Check out the video below to see Ann’s Lessons from Haiti talk at TEDxIIT.  

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New residency program starts at Mirebalais Teaching Hospital

On October 1st, 14 residents in surgery, internal medicine and pediatrics started.  As you can see, many of them are older general practitioners who weren’t able to attend residencies right after they graduated, and therefore weren’t specialized (even if they were practicing in specialized services). This is a thrilling moment…

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Sustainable Healthcare Architecture

The second edition of Sustainable Healthcare Architecture was published by Wiley this summer and Mirebalais University Hospital was included as one of the 55 case studies.

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Old Town Townhouse Construction Moving Along

The Old Town townhouse now has its skin and windows! As you can see, the cladding has been coordinated to work with the mailbox attached to the front yard tree. It’s amazing how an extra 5 foot deep addition can change the quality of a living space. Check out the…

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